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MA Computer Applications for Art & Art History
Birkbeck College, University of London.
My dissertation is an interactive CD-ROM of the 3,000 year old narrative Black Obelesk of Shalmanesser III, complete with 3D views, line by line translation and other features.
BFA honours Art History & Studio Art. Creative Writing minor.
519 Community Centre, Toronto
Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Toronto
Art System, Toronto
Ed Video, Guelph
Fountain Contemporary, Toronto
Gargoyle Mechanique, New York
Gas Station, New York
Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
Images Festival, Toronto
Inside Out Lesbian & Gay Film & Video Festival, Toronto
Leslie/Lohman Gallery, New York
Mexico City Lesbiani & Gay Film Festival, Mexico City
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Toronto
Paris Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Paris
Performance Space, New York
Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival, Toronto
SPIN Gallery, Toronto
SPLICE THIS! Film Festival, Toronto
Trinity Square Video, Toronto
Urban Space, 401 Richmond, Toronto
Van Halen Cafe, Toronto
Winnipeg Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, Winnipeg
YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto
Interdisciplinary Artist realizing projects that make use of dynamic database driven web content, server side image crunching, movies, oil painting & exhibition, dance performance, machinery and more. Projects include:
Toraanisqatsi remake of Koyaanisqatsi shot in Toronto. Music by Bob Wiseman.
Digital Nudes in Oil a homo-graphic series of large digital nudes in oil on canvas that deal with the institutions of censorship, digitization of sexual culture, and colour.
Creator, Developer and Programmer of VendaVision, single serving movies.
Invented the Surferbike and Surferbike culture, a bicycle for surfing over land
Houseguests A light sculpture installation at the Art Gallery of Ontario, with Luis Jacob
The Evolution of the Ideal Man, digital interactive released at Toronto's Images Festival
YYZ Artists' Outlet new online presence with YYZ Books bookshop
Bedroom Suite a 16:9 HD poetic video about intimacy, dedicated to Canada Customs
Remedy a wide-screen Super 8 short comedy about depression
Hidden Cameras Videos, A Miracle and I Believe
Electrical Discharge a short out film with Greg Woodbury
Machine Sex Action Group performances under Governor General Award winning interdisciplinary artist Istvan Kantor
Creative websites with content management, applications and hosting for many personal clients, including Duckie, Trinity Square Video, Charles Street Video, Felt Studio, Christopher Cunningham, Margaret Frazer House, YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto Images Festival, SAW Video and Lunched Records.
Art Gallery Board Director
YYZ Artists' Outlet
Planned, directed and evaluated YYZ's activities as board member.
Served on visual art and time based curatorial committees.
Co-curated and installed interdisciplinary exhibition Surrealestate.
Designed and produced YYZ's website, with content management, archives, contact database, mass mailer and bookstore.
Responsible for installing exhibitions requiring technical expertise.
Advised on technological issues for YYZ's major renovation.
Curated artist projects for the YYZine.
Digital Artist and co-founder
Webterior Multimedia Arts
Creative and technical director of Webterior's high profile web and CD-ROM based multimedia art projects.
Digital Imaging Specialist
National Portrait Gallery
Advised on process specifications, software, colourmetrics and workflow for optimal quality and efficiency.
One of a group of 4 responsible for imaging the NPG's 10,000+ collection of portraits for a comprehensive catalogue, collection management database, educational, promotional and other uses.
Cafe-X, the gallery & cafe at Concordia's Visual Arts building.
Initiated & coordinated all work, dealt with the accounting & hiring, managed 10 staff and oversaw the operation.
Exhibited a diversity of student work & held openings weekly with musicians & performers.
Undertook major interior renovations & refurbishment.
Administrator and Technician
Gas Station cultural centre for music, performance, outdoor sculpture and billboard art. Summer 1989
New York City, USA
Professional expertise in art history and contemporary art theory and practice.
Drawing and painting in oils
Film production and digital video production & post production.
Digital art & photographic processes.
Internet application including mobile "app" development using reliable open source technologies.
Digital Design and Multimedia, including DVD authoring
Curatorial work, installation, events.
Interior design and rennovation including carpentry, electrical and plumbing.
Teaching art history to artists and studio art students.
Australia, Belgium, Canada, Cook Islands, France, Germany, Greece, Hawaii, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Scotland, Singapore, Switzerland, Tahiti, Taiwan, United Kingdom, USA.